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Local Man Discovers He’s Dead When He Files For Social Security Benefits

Like most Americans, Clark Harr of Latrobe has been paying into social security for his adult life, so when he went to his local social security office in Greensburg to file for benefits, it came as a shock.

11/18/2014

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Baldwin Family Falls Victim To Scary Cyber Invasion Attack

It all started with a phone call in the middle of the night.

10/30/2014

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Government Halts Benefits For Butler Co. Woman Paralyzed In Accident

If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.

02/18/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Older Americans Putting Off Retirement

More older Americans are putting off retirement well past their early sixties, concludes an Associated Press Norc Center for Public Affairs Research poll at the University of Chicago.

10/14/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

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Man Accused Of Getting $300K From Dead Mother’s Social Security Checks

Chauncey Clinton, 65, of Ross Township was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges he cashed his late mother’s social security checks for nearly four decades.

06/11/2013

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The Future Of Social Security

Chris Moore was joined by Co-Director of Social Security Works Nancy Altman, to discuss the Social Security Trustees Report.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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Last Clairton Bank To Close In August

Clairton may be a “Third Class City,” but the Clairton “Bears” football team is class A all the way.

05/11/2013

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Opinion: Romney Clearly Won The Debate – Again

The debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.

10/17/2012

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Opinion: Joe Biden Schooled Paul Ryan With Facts And Substance

Mitt Romney’s apprentice salesman stepped on the stage last night and delivered his talking points, but little more. Throughout the night, Joe Biden delivered lesson after lesson to the ambitious young Congressman from Wisconsin.

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Ryan-Biden Vice Presidential Debate Necessarily Spirited

Both candidates did what they had set out to do. Biden reached out to his base, and Ryan spoke to those who don’t like the direction the country is headed. Republicans are likely not happy that Ryan didn’t deliver the knock-out debate Mitt Romney did a week ago while Democrats are, as previously stated, ecstatic Biden didn’t have a bad night.

10/12/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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Social Security Tax Rate Expected To Increase

It doesn’t matter who’s elected president – federal payroll taxes to fund Social Security are going up on January 1st. Most people don’t seem aware of it.

10/08/2012

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Opinion: In A Cautious Debate Obama Gets The Points He Needed

Like Reagan’s cautious approach to the debates in 1984, Obama knows he is the president. Obama was the cautious champ, picking his moments and more concerned with overplaying his hand than winning every point in the first meeting.

10/04/2012

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